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My Birthday With Dick Valentine

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Channeling the devil himself this Friday the 13th, Dick Valentine will take the stage tonight at the Key Club, instantly sending the entire Sunset Strip to hell in a hand-basket.

Electric Six, fronted by the exuberant and raucous Mr. Valentine, is currently on tour to promote their latest record, “Switzerland” (2nd release on Metropolis Records), and to preach the pulsing gospel of loud parties, fire, drugs, all things night-time, dance commanders, and of course, gay bars.

Their ferocious rock manglings keep the often ridiculous lyrics at bay; a perfect juxtaposition cocktail of light hearted musings with dark feeling sounds. By all accounts, to witness this band live can prove somewhat of a religious experience. Just ask the fan base that follow them from gig to gig. I’m pretty sure they’ll tell you Electric Six invented rock and roll.

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Here’s is what Dick Valentine told me: